Olfactory foramina

Olfactory foramina
Olfactory foramina
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Ethmoid bone from above.
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Base of the skull. Upper surface.
Latin foramina cribrosa ossis ethmoidalis

The olfactory foramina are holes in the cribriform plate which transmit the olfactory nerves.

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